COMBINED XIII: Warrington v Wigan, Challenge Cup quarter-final

Warrington and Wigan lock horns in a mouthwatering Challenge Cup quarter-final on Saturday afternoon – and to whet the appetite for it, TotalRL has picked a Combined XIII featuring the best players from both 19-man squads selected for the clash. Disagree with the picks? Feel free to let us know @LeagueExpress on Twitter! Fullback: Stefan Ratchford (Warrington) Easily the toughest…

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Warrington coach Steve Price refuses to comment on Kyle Eastmond move

Warrington coach Steve Price has refused to comment on speculation the club are about to land the services of dual-code England international Kyle Eastmond. League Express revealed on Monday that the Wolves were in the hunt for Eastmond, who is currently a free agent after recently being released by rugby union side Wasps. And the Australian admitted he had no…

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Price turns to poetry to inspire Warrington turnaround against Hull

Warrington coach Steve Price turned to an unusual source to provide the half-time inspiration for Warrington’s team-talk against Hull on Friday: poetry. The Wolves looked uncharacteristically out-of-sorts during the first half against Hull, trailing 12-0 to an injury-depleted Black and Whites side. However, the second half was markedly different, Warrington scoring 30 unanswered points to secure victory and solidify their…

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Impressive Wigan earn convincing win over Warrington

Wigan were mightily impressive today in defeating Warrington Wolves 38-10 in the Magic Weekend at St James’ Park in Newcastle. The Warriors gave a ferociously competitive performance, particularly in defence in a crucial period in the first half, and they gradually squeezed the spirit out of the Wolves. And yet after Sam Tomkins had kicked an early penalty, it was…

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Price insists Warrington progression there for all to see after ‘really pleasing’ Leeds win

Warrington coach Steve Price believes the advancements his sides have made since the beginning of the season were illustrated perfectly in Friday night’s win over Leeds. The Wolves made it nine successive wins in all competitions after beating the reigning champions 33-22, with Harvey Livett starring with a hat-trick. And Price, whose side lost to Leeds on the opening night…

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Livett ready to explore other options as Warrington future remains unclear

Harvey Livett’s Warrington future hangs in the balance with the youngster set to consider his options for 2019. Livett is out of contract at the end of the season and has so far failed to agree a new deal. League Express understands the utility player is ready to explore other offers, with all out-of-contract players free to speak to other clubs…

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Ben Currie to see surgeon on Thursday over worrying knee problem

Warrington and England forward Ben Currie will visit a surgeon on Thursday to determine the extent of the knee injury suffered against Bradford on Saturday. Currie limped off in the first half of the Wolves’ 54-6 Challenge Cup victory over the Bulls, with coach Steve Price confirming afterwards the forward has picked up a knock on the same knee which…

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Wolves prove too strong for Robins

Warrington Wolves proved too strong today for Hull Kingston Rovers, scoring three late tries to secure a 40-20 victory over their Yorkshire rivals. In a game played effectively in four parts, Hull KR suffered an early blow when hooker Shaun Lunt was carried off the field with what looked like a knee injury after just two minutes. Four minutes later…

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Tyrone Roberts admits he’s happily settling to the English game

Tyrone Roberts insists he has no regrets about moving to Super League with Warrington – admitting his family are settled and he is slowly adjusting to the British game. The 26-year-old has been an integral part of a Wolves side which have won their last five games, including Saturday’s victory at Salford. And he admits he’s perfectly happy with his…

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